How our reps voted on reopening federal government activity

  • Posted: Friday, October 18, 2013 1:01 a.m.

How they voted

A breakdown by party of votes Wednesday night in Congress on the issue of reopening the government and raising the debt limit:

Senate (81-18)

Both of North Carolina’s senators, Republican Richard Burr and Democrat Kay Hagan, voted yes.


Democrats voting yes: 52

Republicans voting yes: 27

Independents voting yes: 2

Democrats voting no: 0

Republicans voting no: 18

Independents voting no: 0

Democrats not voting: 0

Republicans not voting: 1

House (285-144)

Of the members representing parts of Rowan, Democrat Mel Watt voted yes; Republicans Virginia Foxx and Richard Hudson voted no.

Democrats voting yes: 198

Republicans voting yes: 87

Democrats voting no: 0

Republicans voting no: 144

Democrats not voting: 2

Republicans not voting: 1

Vacancies: 3

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